Matiatia Bay

Nimbyism alive and well…on Waiheke


NIMBY’s oppose the neater and tidier development of a marina on Waiheke

I see the Horrid?s irony bypass continues to deliver, calling the mega-wealthy John Hawkesby ?an island winery owner and wine reviewer? and backing his David vs Goliath battle to stop progress on Waiheke in the form of a much-needed marina in the most logical place to have it.

Opponents of a 160-berth marina plan for Waiheke Island’s most visited bay are trying to raise $175,000 for a battle in the Environment Court by taking $20 donations and selling T-shirts and tickets to a variety concert.? Read more »